President Vladimir Zelensky and his wife were convicted of tax evasion. This is stated in the project for investigative journalism Sposterigach “channel 5”, which belongs to the former President of the country Petro Poroshenko. The episode is posted on YouTube.

In the video, the financier Natalia Lyutikova claims that 11 was in Ukraine companies previously owned by the current leader and his wife did not pay the taxes in full even after the outbreak of armed conflict in the Donbass.

The financier explained that in 2014 in all companies dramatically decreased the number of formalized workers.

Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the party of ex-President Petro Poroshenko “European solidarity” Vladimir Aryev filed a special parliamentary inquiry into State fiscal service to examine information on taxes on profits of the former companies Zelensky. He argues that these data confirmed the information from open sources.

“it is very clear to say that while Ukraine fought Zelensky and companies that belong to his family, engaged in tax optimization. Because the vast majority of companies contain in the "Paid the income tax" for a particular year is very eloquent zeros”, — said the Ariev.

Earlier it was reported that the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky earned over one million dollars in 2019. The family income of the President was more than 28.6 million (1.05 million dollars at the current exchange rate), including Zelensky and members of his family paid 3.6 million hryvnia (132,9 thousand dollars at the current exchange rate) in taxes.